​​​​Oneida County History Center

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Programs


​​Visit ourPrograms Page for information on upcoming programs and events including live virtual lectures and recordings on demand! Visit OCHC's Youtube Channel to view all virtual lectures!

Shop Local History

 
Visit the History Center's e-Bookstore for a great selection of local history books and merchandise.  Our entire inventory is available to purchase online with curbside pickup available!  Shop now!

OUR MISSION​​

To protect and preserve the past of Oneida County, as well as, Central New York, for present and future generations.  The History Center seeks to make this rich heritage readily available to researchers, families, and students enhancing the community’s knowledge and appreciation of its history.

Historical Hall of Fame Class of 2021

Share your Story

Welcome to the oneida county history center, preserving history and promoting the culture of the Mohawk Valley since 1876

The History Center wants to preserve your story for future generations and is inviting the public to submit their COVID-19 stories. Click the image below for more information and to submit your story

Living Legends Class of 2021

Test your knowledge of Oneida County History & culture with our local history crossword puzzles here!​​

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Call 315-735-3642

Introducing the Class of 2021!

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WE ARE OPEN!
Hours of Operation:  Tuesday-Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Research by appointment​: Call 315-735-3642


​To ensure the health and safety of our visitors the History Center will follow local and federal guidelines in regards to COVID as the public safety situation changes. Currently, masks are encouraged for all individuals regardless of vaccination status and requested for unvaccinated individuals. Masks are required for all visitors regardless of vaccination status during public events and programs.

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Stay Connected to Local History

The Oneida County History Center has named five individuals to the 2021 Historical Hall of Fame: Jack Behrens, Welthy Honsinger Fisher, Rev. Beriah Green, Richard Hanna, and Jermain Wesley Loguen. The Hall of Famers will be inducted alongside the 2021 Richard W. Couper ‘Living Legends’ class: Dr. James Dennison, Greg Evans, Ray Halbritter, Rufus Ventura Jr., and Rev. Dr. Mary Webster. 

2021 Hall of Fame & living Legends Celebration 
​Wednesday, Oct 27th, 5:00 PM

Sponsored by Strategic Financial Services, and Trenton Technologies & Albert S. Mazloom, CEO

Join the Oneida County History Center to celebrate local leaders, pioneers, and advocates!

All inductees will be honored during the annual Historical Hall of Fame and Living Legends Awards Celebration to be held at Valentino’s Banquet Hall, New Hartford on Wednesday, October 27, 2021 starting at 5:00 pm.  Tickets are $50 for current OCHC members and $60 for the general public. Proceeds from the event will benefit education projects and facility improvements at the History Center.  Visit the NEWS PAGE for more information about the inductees, tickets, and sponsorship opportunities.